December 3, 2013 @ 11:05 am
International patience could wear thin with Sri Lanka unless it takes action to address allegations of atrocities during the island nation's civil war, the top U.S. diplomat for South Asia said Tuesday.
December 3, 2013 @ 11:04 am
The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it won't offer much help to frequent flyers who want to sue when airlines revoke their miles or their memberships.
December 3, 2013 @ 10:59 am
President Barack Obama congratulated Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Tuesday on taking bold steps toward peace in his country and praised a U.S.-Colombia trade agreement that has increased commerce between the two countries by 20 percent. Santos hailed relations between the two governments, noting that security and drug trafficking no longer dominate talks like in the past.
December 3, 2013 @ 8:11 am
In a story Nov. 26 about toy safety, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, reported erroneously that toy jewelry rings that tested positive for excessive lead were purchased at Dollar General. U.S. PIRG now says the toy rings were purchased at Dollar Tree, not Dollar General.
December 3, 2013 @ 7:36 am
The Supreme Court says two Texans' partnership doesn't keep the IRS from penalizing them for what the agency called a sham tax shelter.
December 3, 2013 @ 7:23 am
The Supreme Court says an agreement between two companies over where lawsuits against each other can be filed should be honored.
December 3, 2013 @ 7:21 am
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is telling a London audience that he fears an international agreement with Iran will let that nation keep pursuing nuclear weapons.
December 3, 2013 @ 2:02 am
Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.
December 3, 2013 @ 12:11 am
Seeking to move past its website woes, the Obama administration is launching a two-pronged health care strategy this month aimed at avoiding enrollment snafus come January while also trying to refocus the public's attention on broader benefits of the sweeping law.
December 2, 2013 @ 7:58 pm
President Barack Obama's new and improved health care website faces yet another test in just a couple of weeks, its biggest yet. If HealthCare.gov becomes overwhelmed by an expected year-end crunch, many Americans will be left facing a break in their insurance coverage.
December 2, 2013 @ 4:56 pm
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has opened a weeklong trip to Asia aimed at showing the U.S. is still committed to increasing its engagement and influence in the region.
December 2, 2013 @ 1:22 pm
Vincent Gray will seek a second term as District of Columbia mayor.
December 2, 2013 @ 1:22 pm
Facing huge anti-government demonstrations after spurning a deal with the European Union, Ukraine's embattled president sought Monday to quell public anger by moving to renew talks with Brussels.
December 2, 2013 @ 12:27 pm
Critics are relentless in warning about what they see as the folly of the new Common Core academic standards, designed to prepare students for college or a job by the time they graduate from high school.
December 2, 2013 @ 11:58 am
Romanian President Traian Basescu says he won't sign a letter of intent and International Monetary Fund memorandum to protest a government decision to hike fuel prices.